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The Point of Care Revolution; Ultrasound

John Christian Fox, MD
UC Irvine Medical Education
John Christian Fox, MD, Professor and Vice Chair - Academic Affairs Assistant Dean - Student Affairs Director of Instructional Ultrasound

Chris Fox at TEDxUCIrvine

In 2010, Dr. J. Christian Fox launched the UC Irvine School of Medicine's four-year, fully integrated ultrasound curriculum, with an objective to use the technology to radically improve diagnosis and treatment of disease and disorders.

Fox recently gave a talk on how ultrasound technology is revolutionizing healthcare at TEDxUCIrvine. View the video ›

Fox, who now serves as the medical school's assistant dean of Student Affairs, is the editor of Clinical Emergency Radiology, as well as the Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound.

He is the author of more than 60 articles on ultrasound, including the UC Irvine 30: a point by point comparison of the Stanford 25’s physical exam skills to incorporate ultrasound to enhance physical diagnosis.

After completing an undergraduate degree in biological sciences at UC Irvine, Fox earned a medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston.

He returned to UC Irvine to complete a residency in emergency medicine, followed by a fellowship in emergency ultrasound at the University of Illinois, where Fox became the nation's third emergency physician to specialize in emergency medicine radiology.

Fox joined the Department of Emergency Medicine faculty in 2001, and in his role of chief of the Division of Emergency Ultrasound he directs the Ultrasound Fellowship.